Electric Car Sales? Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank You

by Antony Ingram
Green Car Reports
February 20, 2013

…Think electric cars are selling poorly? In comparison, at the moment, they are–but look back to those early years of the Prius and the sales numbers tell a very different story.

Scientific American has looked at the early sales figures for the Toyota Prius, launched in 1997, and lined them up alongside recent plug-in vehicles: The Mitsubishi i-MiEV launched in 2009, the 2010’s Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf, and 2012’s Toyota Prius Plug-In.

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